Scholarly Teaching Fellow in Clinical Audiology

Sydney, Australia
04 May 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by a beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

Macquarie's Faculty of Human Sciences holds a distinctive place on the global stage. With several internationally acclaimed centres producing ground-breaking research in areas like linguistics, psychology, cognitive science, and education, our faculty is a place of passionate educators and unbridled discovery. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities including the Australian Hearing Hub, we work together to investigate and answer some of the big questions about what makes us human.

The Role

The Department of Linguistics is currently seeking to appoint a part time Scholarly Teaching Fellow in the area of Clinical Audiology (21 hours per week).

The position will be principally engaged in teaching delivery and teaching related duties.

The successful applicant will:

  • Contribute to the development of the Department through teaching and scholarship
  • Contribute expertise in their discipline through undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Audiology, and research supervision where appropriate
  • Contribute to the enhancement of student learning, personal development and achievement
  • Participate in Departmental teaching teams and/or other collaborative teaching initiatives
  • Assume various administrative tasks, responsibilities and other duties as requested by the Head of Department including committee work and student advising.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position you must respond to the selection criteria below, and upload a response in a separate document during the online application process.

Essential Criteria

  • Previously employed during at least 1 session in an academic role on a casual or fixed-term basis at an Australian university within the last 5 years
  • At least 1-year experience in teaching or supervision within the field of Audiology
  • Full membership of Audiology Australia (or equivalent), and experience as an Audiologist.
  • Demonstrated academic knowledge in a specialised field within audiology and a commitment and capability to deliver high quality learning and teaching, including the design, delivery, and management of lectures, tutorials, and assessment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience to make a useful contribution to the academic life and operation of the Department.


  • Research experience in a relevant field

Salary Package: Level A, base salary from $71,781 to $96,655 p.a. (pro rata), plus 17% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading.

Appointment Type: Part-time (21 hours per week), continuing position, available to start immediately

Specific Role Enquiries: Professor Catherine McMahon on 02 9850 8775 or

General Recruitment Enquiries: Rohana Nagarajah, HR Administrator on

Applications Close: Sunday, 3 June 2018 at 11.55pm

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.